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Guide to microtransactions in WoW and the Diablo 3 Real-Money Auction House

Piles of gold
Since the advent of gold sellers, players have discussed the ethics of buying gold with real currency, as well as what would if Blizzard started selling gold. Then came the Guardian Cub, and suddenly Blizzard was allowing gold buying and selling via a vanity pet.

Later, Blizzard hit us with the announcement that Diablo III would have an auction house that uses real money. Now that the Real-Money Auction House has been launched, the debates have heated up. This guide is to help you decide, debate, or deliberate about real money in Blizzard games.

Real-money transactions for WoW

Diablo III's Real-Money Auction House Blizzard resources regarding the Guardian Cub

Blizzard resources regarding the Diablo III RMAH and related topics

... all you need to know about Blizzard's real-money transactions but were afraid to ask. Or not. You probably weren't afraid to ask. In fact, the questions and ensuing debates have been heating up all posts on the topics. So now you have a comprehensive reference when you want the facts on your side.

Filed under: Analysis / Opinion, Economy, Diablo 3

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